To deploy the vCenter Host Gateway appliance you must start the deployment wizard from the vSphere Web Client.


Verify that the Client Integration plug-in is installed.


  1. In a Web browser, log in to vSphere Web Client as an administrator.
  2. Select an inventory object that is a valid parent object of a virtual machine, such as data center, folder, cluster, resource pool, or host.
  3. From the Actions menu, select Deploy OVF Template.
    The Deploy OVF Template wizard appears.